May 26, 2018

Simple zapping tool for the Linux DVB S2 API

szap-s2 is a command line channel zapping i.e. tuning utility similar to szap but including support for S2API a.k.a. DVB API version 5, which supports DVB-S2. When using szap-s2, one instructs it to change the channel to one of a list of channels supplied in a channels.conf type file.

There is no manpage yet, but you can run szap-s2 without args to get a usage message.

location of channel list file is ~/.szap/channels.conf

one line of the szap channel file has the following format


one line of the VDR channel file has the following format


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